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Reference number

SM (41) volume 72/32 (42) volume 73/25 (43) volume 73/28 (44) volume 73/27 (45) volume 72/33 (46) volume 73/29 (47) volume 73/36

Purpose

Alternative preliminary designs and working drawings for the west side of the Waiting Room Court, July to August 1803 (7)

Aspect

41 Section showing the west side of the Waiting Room Court and loggia 42 Section showing the west side of the Waiting Room Court and loggia; and rough details; (verso) full size and half full size details of column and pedestal of corridor 43 Elevation of the projecting columns and rusticated arch in the centre of the facade; and rough wall plan 44 Section showing the west side of the Waiting Room Court and loggia 45 Section showing the west side of the Waiting Room Court and loggia 46 Section showing the west side of the Waiting Room Court and loggia, as executed 47 Section showing the west side of the Waiting Room Court and loggia

Scale

(41-43, 45-47) bar scale (44) to a scale

Inscribed

41 The Bank, section labelled: AA These windows to be / one foot below the level / of the ceiling, Brickwork, stone (twice), Qy Cornice like the Cornice in the front of the Bank Note Printing Office, This blocking to project in front only 2¼ before the upright of the frieze, mould around, gauged arch, No 3 4½ rough arches, 9 in / arch / & paving, (red pencil) Floor of Bank / Note Printing / office, Floor (three times), July 29: 1803 See Cornice &c F and dimensions given, some in red pen 42 section labelled (Soane): lettered A to F, 5 Inches, A. This blocking to project in front only / 2¼ before the upright of the frieze, see other side of this paper, This tablet in front is to / project 1½ (4 inscribed below) inches before / the band / of the Column, & to project / beyond the bases of the / pilasters inches with some crossed out in red pen, Qy Exact height of the Basement story, Recess, Stone, 3 four inch / rough arch, Gauged arch, Gaugd, Qy division of Colonnade See other side of this quadrangle, 9 inch arch / & paving, July 31: 1803; (verso) (Soane, some in pencil) See other side, D, Half Size, Section through Centre of Col: / to Centre window, F, E, full size, Rustic[ation] 43 The Bank, springg, G (twice), H, D, C, All correct to / Aug 1 1803 and dimensions given 44 section labelled, some in red pen (Soane): A.A. These windows / to be one foot / below the level of / the ceiling, Stone, Brickwork, Floor of Bank / Note Printing / Office, 3 four & half / ro[ugh]: arch, A, This blocking to project in front only 2¼" before the upright of the fri[e]ze, inside reveal, floor, 3 four ½ rough / arches, A (twice), gauged ar., Cornice like the Cornice in the front of the Bank note printing office, 9 inch / arch / & / paving 45 alteration to drawing dated (Soane): Aug: 18: 1803 and dimensions given 46 Final, section labelled, some in red pen: AA. These windows to be / one foot below the level / of the building, Stone, Brickwork, Floor of Bank Note Printing Office, inside reveal, Gauged arch, 3 4½ rough arches, 9 in / arch / & / paving, A (twice), (Soane) Wall C, -t (illegible) to Range with windows / in Printing Office

Signed and dated

(41) (Copy) / Lincolns Inn Fields July 15 (42) July 13: 1803 with alterations dated 31 July 1803 (43) Lincolns Inn Fields / July 22 [1803] (sheet trimmed) (44) L.I.F. July 15th 1803 (45) as above and August 5th 1803 (46) July 29th 1803 / July 31. 1803

Hand

(41, 47) Soane office (42-46) Soane and Soane office

Watermark

(41) I Taylor 1801

Notes

Drawings 41 to 47 show variant designs for the roof line and the projecting columns. The size of the windows to the Accountants Office also vary slightly. In all of the designs, the west wall has attached columns over a projecting rusticated arch. To either side are semicircular headed windows of varying sizes.

Drawing 41 shows a pitched roof and a solid ornamental parapet over the columned projection. Drawings 42, 44 and 45 show variant designs for a flat roof line. Drawings 44 and 45 have a string course below the upper-level windows. Drawing 46 is labelled Final but it does not show the executed design. In drawing 46 a string course is included below the upper windows and, on the roof line, a balustrade with a central feature of three arches between fluted pilasters. Drawing 47 shows a design similar to drawing 46 but with four Ionic columns in the central projection rather than two columns in antis. The dimensions of the corridor correspond with those of the executed design.

Level

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